LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

The Story of Space: Satellites

Written by Steve Parker

Part of the The Story of Space Series

The Story of Space: Satellites Synopsis

More than 3,000 satellites have been placed in orbit around Earth since the very first, Sputnik 1, made history in 1957. Satellites perform a huge variety of functions. From the huge Hubble Space Telescope to weather and communications satellites, these objects make a difference to our lives here on Earth every day. How do they get there, how do they stay up there and what job does each of them do? Find out in this in-depth look at all kinds of satellites. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781445140469
Publication date: 28th April 2015
Author: Steve Parker
Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Steve Parker

Steve Parker, ia an award-winning writer who worked for the Natural History Museum. He has written over 100 books, mostly for younger readers, on science, technology, machines and human biology. He regularly gives talks and workshops in schools and libraries.

More About Steve Parker

More Books By Steve Parker

Cover for A Journey Through: Space by Steve Parker
View All Books By Steve Parker

Share this book

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×